Shipyard STX France

How to visit the shipyard

Where? Departure by bus from the submarine base, Saint-Nazaire, Ville-Port, (boulevard de la Légion d’Honneur). Click here to find out about access by car, public transport or tourist carpooling.

How much? Free up to 4 years; 6,50 € age 4 to14; 13 € full price. See list of prices for all tours and visits.

When? Generally on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday; extra visits during French school holidays. Here’s a link to a regularly updated calendar (in French) where you find the upcoming tours to make your planning easier. Summer 2016: English-speaking tours of the shipyard take place on the folllowing dates: on Thursdays 21 and 28 July, 4, 11, 18 and 25 August, 2016, at 14:00 (1 1/2-hour guided tour).

How? Advanced booking is compulsory. Guided tour, lasts 2 hours. Please note: tours are in French; English tours can be arranged for parties of at least 20 visitors. During the summer, English tours are also organised for individual visitors once a week (see above). 

Information and booking (compulsory): please phone 00 33 228 540 640.

All tours and visits: please note that photographing or filming are forbidden; animals are not allowed. Thank you for your comprehension.

Accessibility of tours and visits for disabled persons: please phone 00 33 228 540 640 for information.